Physics News Archives


Congratuations to Dr. Mark Boulay and Dr. Rowan Thomson on receiving the 2019 Research Achievement Awards. 

For further details about their research and other winners, please refer to: 

Posted On: Thursday, March 7, 2019


Carleton University Physics Prof. Mark Boulay, Canada Research Chair in Particle Astrophysics and Subatomic Physics, and his team of 80 Canadian and international researchers have released the results of their first year collecting data on dark matter, confirming that the sensitive detector is working as anticipated.


Posted On: Friday, February 22, 2019


Posted On: Friday, February 15, 2019
Posted On: Friday, February 15, 2019

As part of Carleton University’s Science Café series, Simon Viel of the Department of Physics will present Deep Underground, Looking for Dark Matter.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Sunnyside Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa

Posted On: Wednesday, February 6, 2019


The Physics Department is accepting applications for NSERC USRA positions to be held this coming summer. Please consult the page to review the list of potential projects/supervisors and the application details. The deadline for applications is January 25th.

Note that you must be completing 2nd year or...

Posted On: Thursday, January 10, 2019


The Department of Physics is seeking Contract Instructors for the Summer 2019 Academic Year.  For more information, please refer to the link.

Posted On: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

ATLAS Postdoctoral Position

Field of Specialization:  ATLAS Experiment
Academic Unit:  Physics
Category of Appointment:  Postdoctoral Position
Start Date:  Spring 2019
Appointment Term: Two years with a possible one-year extention
Closing Date:  Until the position is filled

For more information, please...

Posted On: Monday, December 3, 2018


Tues. Nov 27, 2018 at 19:00
Richcraft Hall (a.k.a. "River Building")

Freeman Dyson
Institute for Advanced Study
Princeton N.J...

Posted On: Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Field of Specialization:  Theoretical Particle Astrophysics
Academic Unit:  Physics
Category of Appointment:  Preliminary (Tenure-Track)
Rank/Position Title:  Assistant Professor
Start Date:  July 1, 2019
Closing Date:  Applications will be reviewed starting December 15, 2018

For more information...

Posted On: Monday, November 12, 2018


"Celebrating the international day of medical physics 2018"

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Posted On: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Carleton University’s ...

Posted On: Friday, October 12, 2018


Rowan Thomson writes in The Conversation about turning the tide for women in science.

Read more at 

Posted On: Wednesday, October 10, 2018


Canadian scientists sign statement slamming 'unsound' speech on gender issues.

The Canadian Press

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Posted On: Saturday, October 6, 2018


Donna Strickland wins Nobel Prize for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics. She is the first woman to win the physics prize since 1963.

Story By: Beth Gallaher
University Relations

To read more, click on the link below to the University of Waterloo website.

Posted On: Wednesday, October 3, 2018